Norway: 15 companies buy NPD Barents, Jan Mayen seismic

Fifteen oil companies have purchased the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s seismic data package from the southeastern Barents Sea and ocean areas off Jan Mayen Island northeast of Iceland as of Aug. 19, NPD said.

The directorate earlier this year released an increased resource estimate for the two areas (OGJ Online, Feb. 28, 2013).

The 15 companies are Chevron Norge, Idemitsu Petroleum Norge, DNO, AS Norske Shell, Total E&P Norge, Lundin Norway, Tullow Oil Norge, Statoil Petroleum, Dong E&P Norge, ConocoPhillips Skandinavia, Eni Norge, BP Norge, OMV (Norge), GDF Suez E&P Norge, and BG Norge Ltd.

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